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bedrock

The solid rock under soil.
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This dependence can also be used for calculating gassing from destroyed (fractured) bedrock, but in this case filtration area is the total surface area of all cracks, which grows exponentially with increasing of fragmentation rate (decreasing average size of a characteristic piece).
There could be landforms on Earth that are somewhat similar to periodic bedrock ridges, Montgomery said, but to date there's nothing exactly like it, largely because there are not many bedrock landscapes on Earth in which wind is the main erosion agent.
Bedrock topography controlled the deposition of glacial material in Mackinac County, and, as a result, surface topography tends to be a subdued replica of bedrock topography (Figure 3).
In western Ingham County, the bedrock material is predominantly sandstone, and groundwater chemistry is controlled through direct recharge of water through both the glacial-drift and the sandstone materials [3].
So instead of supporting the building on bedrock, the Petronas Towers engineers took a different approach.
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But a temperature spike in 2010 lifted the bedrock a detectably higher amount over a short five-month period - as high as 20 mm (0.
You can also get a very good look at the course by standing on the outside patio of the Bedrock clubhouse.
The New York Building Congress and the New York Building Foundation prepared Bedrock of the Economy with the assistance of Urbanomics, an economic consulting firm.
Watchdogs have raised concerns that bioremediation might not work on soil piles as large as the one at Santa Susana and could end up spreading contamination to the bedrock.
A second chapter provides a tightly written overview of the bedrock geology and mineral deposits of the area, and though clearly derived in large measure from the two-volumed 1992 Ontario Geological Survey publication, Geology of Ontario, is superior in that it contains thumbnails of the geology of the principal mines and up-to-date models for mineralization.
This is the largest diamond recovered from a bedrock source in the Wawa area, O'Connor says.